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Quitting job, possible consulting position instead?
So, i pretty much hate my current job. Nobody lets me do anything because they've been doing things a specific way for 20 years and they'll be damned if they let me change things. anyways, i found a new job, and i am leaving my current one. The timing kinda sucks b/c it's almost year end, and i feel bad like i am leaving them high and dry, even though it's more than 2 weeks. Honestly, a part time person could do my job the way it is currently (they are trying to give me more responsibilities, but it's too little too late in my eyes. Also, i have a bad feeling this new company we are a part of is a sinking ship). So i'm thinking about asking if they want to keep me on in a "consultant" capacity. I'd do my job from home, during non-business hours, and i'd charge them an hourly rate for the work. There are a few processes i run, but nothing i couldn't teach to someone else. I'd be glad to teach someone, but i don't know of anyone here willing to learn anything. There is also specific stuff i do (report writing) that would probably take a long time to teach someone, i also don't do much of that anymore, since i've already written the reports we use.
Is there a specific way i should go about trying to make this happen? What kind of rate should i charge? My current "hourly rate"? I'm salary, so i just divided my annual down to an hourly rate btw. If i really trimmed down what i do to the essentials, it's almost embarassing how little work i do during a non-close week.